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An Appreciation from the New Lettuce Sorter

As the new Development Associate here at Food Gatherers, a big part of my job is sorting the lettuce- by which I mean receiving the donations and making sure that the donors get the recognition that they deserve. We couldn’t … Continue reading

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For every $5 you donate to Food Gatherers, you can help provide 15 meals to adults, seniors and children in need in your community.

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Our Mission

Food Gatherers exists to alleviate hunger and eliminate its causes in our community. We distribute 5.5 million pounds of food to 150 non-profits serving Washtenaw County.

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Upcoming Food Gatherers Events

Boot Camp Workout to Combat Hunger

08/02/14 – Join AA Rec and Ed, AA Farmer's Market and Food Gatherers for a Boot Camp workout and combat hunger in Washtenaw County! $5.00 donation per person but generous donations encouraged!  Get a great workout out with personal trainer Molly Stamos and fight hunger.  All fitness levels welcome.  Most Saturday mornings all summer long from 8-8:45 a.m. on the back lawn of Community High School. 

Ypsi-Ann Arbor Beer Week: Wurst Bar and Lagunitas Fundraiser for FG

08/07/14 – Join us at the Wurst Bar for terrific beer from Lagunitas that benefits Food Gatherers. This event is part of the inaugural Ypsi-Arbor Beer week on August 1-9, 2014,  the event will feature craft beer events in area restaurants, bars, and retail establishments.

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On The Frontlines 

A resource for current agency partners who provide direct food assistance to low-income adults, seniors and children in Washtenaw County. 

Nutritional Notes - Monthly newsletter covering nutrition topics,  agency spotlights and our nutrition initiatives.

Simple recipes to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your client's diets


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